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AUSTRALIAN OPEN '19: What happens to tennis when 2 GOATS go?

5 monthes ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

It was a terrific moment for tennis, drawing tons of attention to an otherwise meaningless exhibition event in a sport just starting its new season: Serena Williams and Roger Federer sharing a court for the first - only? Williams, owner of a professional-era-record 23 Grand Slam singles titles, and Federer, owner of a men's-record 20, are both 37 years old, both parents and both far closer to the ends of their careers than anyone with a stake in the sport would care to think about. When Federer goes, it's a loss, not only for individual tournaments but the tour itself.
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Six Players Who Could Have a Breakthrough at the Australian Open

Six Players Who Could Have a Breakthrough at the Australian Open

5 monthes ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

You're already familiar with Novak, Roger, Serena and Naomi. Here are six players ready for a major breakthrough at this year's Australian Open.
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50 years of the Australian Open: how times have changed | Jonathan Howcroft

5 monthes ago   |   By The Guardian

The contemporary experience of Australia's most prestigious sporting event is a world away from that first tournament 50 years ago, but linkages remain 50 years of the Australian Open - in pictures
The defining match of the 1969 Australian Open was the first men's singles semi-final. Over the course of four and a half hours, Rod Laver and Tony Roche traded blows in a 90-game marathon in temperatures pushing 40C. Laver's writing collaborator Bud Collins later recalled both men keeping their cool in the punishing conditions by stuffing wet cabbage leaves underneath their cloth hats. Related...
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50 years of the Australian Open - in pictures

5 monthes ago   |   By The Guardian

Australia's most prestigious sporting event hits a landmark birthday this year after half a century of tennis Jonathan Howcroft on 50 years of the Australian Open
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Thailand's Miranda Nild previews match vs. Chile from the team hotel in...

Thailand's Miranda Nild previews match vs. Chile from the team hotel in behind-the-scenes exclusive

Cal grad and Thailand star, Miranda Nild, gives a behind-the-scenes look at her team's preparation for their final match against Chile at the Women's World Cup. Read more ...

Grizzlies trade Mike Conley to Jazz in NBA shakeup

Grizzlies trade Mike Conley to Jazz in NBA shakeup

Anthony Davis isn't the only superstar being traded before Thursday's NBA Draft. According to the Athletic, the Jazz have acquired star point guard Mike Conley from the... Read more ...

England beats Japan 2-0 to clinch top spot in Group D

England beats Japan 2-0 to clinch top spot in Group D

England remained undefeated at the Women's World Cup and clinched top spot in its group with a 2-0 victory over Japan on Wednesday Read more ...

NBA Draft 2019: 6 things we learned from Zion Williamson's pre-draft interview

NBA Draft 2019: 6 things we learned from Zion Williamson's pre-draft interview

Williamson offered a mix self-assessment, draft scouting and, yes, humor as he calmly answered a half-hour's worth of questions Wednesday. Read more ...

2019 FIFA Women's World Cup™: Scotland's Kim Little taps home the assist off...

2019 FIFA Women's World Cup™: Scotland's Kim Little taps home the assist off the rebound | HIGHLIGHTS

Scotland strike first vs. Argentina! Cuthbert's efforts set up Kim Little to tap it home and put Scotland on top in the first half vs. Argentina in their final match of the... Read more ...

Watch: New York Yankees' CC Sabathia earns milestone 250th career win

Watch: New York Yankees' CC Sabathia earns milestone 250th career win

New York Yankees veteran starting pitcher CC Sabathia, pitching in his final season in the majors, recorded his 250th career win Wednesday night against the Tampa Bay Rays. Read more ...

Norway join China, Spain in World Cup last 16 as France and Germany top groups

Norway join China, Spain in World Cup last 16 as France and Germany top groups

Norway went through to the last 16 of the Women's World Cup alongside China and Spain on Monday after beating South Korea 2-1, while France and Germany topped their groups with... Read more ...

Green Bay Packers to waive TE Michael Roberts after another failed physical

Green Bay Packers to waive TE Michael Roberts after another failed physical

The Green Bay Packers are expected to release tight end Michael Roberts after a failed physical. Read more ...

Blake Snell turns in worst career start as Rays are swept by Yankees in New York

Blake Snell turns in worst career start as Rays are swept by Yankees in New York

The reigning American League Cy Young Award winner lasted one third of an inning Wednesday afternoon as the Rays lost the Yankees in blowout fashion. Read more ...

Argentina overcomes late 3-goal deficit, knocks out Scotland

Argentina overcomes late 3-goal deficit, knocks out Scotland

Florencia Bonsegundo converted a penalty kick in second-half stoppage time on her second attempt, and Argentina overcame a three-goal deficit in the final 30 minutes for a 3-3... Read more ...